At a Glance
- easy to use
- good Mac software
- USB port for network storage
It’s very attractively priced too – around £70 from most online retailers – making this a great option for Mac users who want an affordable and easy-to-use wireless router.
All the routers here are Mac compatible but
Belkin’s N+ Modem Router is the only one that could really be described as Mac friendly.
Belkin is the only company in this group to include Mac software with its router. Its Setup Assistant quickly guides you through the process of setting up the router and configuring security settings. It even explains the differences between the WEP and WPA2 security standards and how to choose between them.
Other handy features include a USB port for connecting storage devices to your network, along with four Ethernet ports for wired connections. There’s also a ‘speedometer’ indicator on the front panel to indicate the download speeds you’re getting from your internet connection.